About Girne American University

Girne American University (GAU), established in 1985, at Kyrenia, a city in the northern area of Cyprus, is the first private university of Cyprus. Ranked as “One of the Best 100 Higher Education Provider Universities” in the Eduniversal rankings, it has over 18,000 graduates from 135 countries around the world. It is a global university with 7 international campuses in 3 continents.

GAU has a dedicated and highly qualified faculty and a curriculum that equips graduates for personal and professional success. It provides access to the American System of learning with internationally accredited programs. 

GAU has 71 undergraduate programs in 11 Faculties, 8 Schools, a Graduate School and a Foundation English School. One of its main goals is to make sustainable scientific research and conducting them within its Research Centers, so that academicians and students are able to do individual research projects.
 

GAU’s academic programs are accredited by prestigious accrediting bodies in USA and Europe. Furthermore, the University follows the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (the ESG) through accreditation bodies in Europe. Accreditation and internal quality management (IQM) which GAU has developed, aim to review and strengthen the requirements of a competence based higher education through an assessment of the outcomes of the teaching learning process.

Today, GAU has more than 200 academic collaborations signed with prestigious universities around the world.
 
 

Rankings

Ranked as “One of the Best 100 Higher Education Provider Universities” in the Eduniversal rankings.